Nissan joins race for the ‘final frontier’

The Egyptian government should end duty-free access for imported vehicles so as to stimulate domestic car…

EV industry passes new milestone as Tesla joins S&P

Tesla gave electric vehicle (EV) companies and their shareholders a fresh boost today when it was…

Cheer for UK EV industry as Johnson speeds up petrol ban

In a boost for the UK EV industry, Johnson is to speed up ban of fossil…

NYC paves way for e-scooter sharing but SoftBank bets on Europe

November is turning out to be a good month for the nascent e-scooter sharing market. Late…

Electric scooter market revs up

The electric scooter can increasingly be seen in towns and cities from Mumbai to Beijing.

‘Game-changing’ supercapacitor wins ICAP backing

‘Supercapacitor’ is not a word in every car buyer’s vocabulary yet but, like the catalytic convertor…

Foxconn launches open technology platform for EV manufacturers

Foxconn this week launched an open technology platform designed to help electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers cut…

EV battery becomes latest weapon in US-China trade war

With the value of the EV battery market projected to reach $133.5bn by 2027, it was…

EVs star at Beijing Auto Show

Crowds in face masks cheered each new car as it was driven on stage at the…

New market opens up for old lithium batteries

By paving the way for the mass rollout of electric vehicles (EVs), lithium batteries may be…

Evergrande lays cards on EV table

Evergrande looking to sell yuan-denominated shares through Shanghai's new Star Market. T

KIA gears up for EV growth

Kia this week laid bare its ambition to become 'a leading EV brand' and expects 25%…

Bulgarian aluminium specialists and Gestamp: inroads into auto industry

Etem Bulgaria, the wholly-owned subsidiary of the  Belgium-based holding company Viohalco and a leading regional producer…

India and China take their marks for electric car race

India’s most influential government think-tank has recommended lowering taxes and interest rates for loans on electric…

VW looks to India for new ideas

VW: German car manufacturer Volkswagon is considering setting up a major R&D and engineering centre in…

Renault joins Western rush into Iranian car market

Renault  has become the latest Western car manufacturer to return to the Iranian car market this week…

AvtoVAZ tempts Renault to take control with $386m share issue

AvtoVAZ, the Russian car manufacturer behind the country’s iconic Lada  brand, is hoping to raise RUB25bn…

SK Networks strikes $1bn deal with Iran’s SAIPA

South Korea’s SK Networks has agreed to procure auto parts and car production materials worth up…

South Korea’s LG subsidiary to build electric cars in Iran

A subsidiary of  South Korea’s  LG Corporation  has announced it is going to  manufacture electric cars…

Renault man Nicolas Maure takes charge of Avtovaz – and $1bn of losses

Nicolas Maure, the new CEO of  Russia’s flagship car manufacturer Avtovaz,  took up his post today…

Chinese electric car maker BYD to invest $2bn in Indian battery plant

Chinese electric auto maker BYD is considering investing  more than $2bn in a battery production plant…

Rouhani calls for privatisation of Iran’s car industry

Iran’s car industry should be completely privatised if it is to become a global competitor, President…

Russian embargo on Turkish goods spreads to textiles and auto industries

Russian embargo on Turkish goods: Russian clothing manufacturers are beginning to face a shortage of materials as the  deterioration of relations between…

China set to top electric car market

Electric car sales in China are expected to reach 220,000 to 250,000 this year, putting it…